Kim Schifano, Speech Therapist in Fort Mill, SC
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Kim Schifano, MA, CCC-SLP, owner of Carolina Speech Works, LLC, is an ASHA certified SLP with over 15 years of clinical experience. Over the course of her career, Kim has practiced speech therapy in a variety of medical and academic settings, providing cognitive and communication therapy, speech and language therapy, orofacial myofunctional therapy, voice therapy, and dysphagia therapy to clients of all ages. With pediatric clients, Kim specializes in therapy targeting neuromuscular retraining of oral motor structures and speech sound trainng in children with complex articulation and phonological disorders. Kim's extensive medical background gives her a unique perspective when treating her clients with orofacial myofunctional disorders, including children with feeding and swallowing disorders, clients with tongue thrust, and the remediation of oral habits such as thumb sucking. Kim also specializes in the treatment of adolescent and adult clients with cognitive communication impairments related to neurological etiologies, such as stroke, brain injury, Parkinson's disease, dementia, and concussion. Kim travels to her client's home, school, or daycare center for therapy sessions for enhanced functionality and convenience. Kim is dual-licensed in NC and SC, and is an in-network provider with several insurance companies, including Medicare, Medicaid, and BlueCross/BlueShield.

Service Type

Home Visit

Education

BS in Audiology and Speech Sciences (Summa Cum Laude)
Purdue University, 2001

MA in Speech Language Pathology
Indiana University, 2003

  • - 15 years experience
  • - CCC-SLP

My Specialties

  • Ages 4-8
  • Ages 9-17
  • Ages 18+
  • Aphasia
  • Apraxia
  • Articulation
  • Communication
  • Fluency
  • Language
  • Other
  • Voice
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